The Dean's Office is here to assist you! Our office hours are from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday. You can reach us at (937) 775-5001.


Computer Support

The Dean's Office is happy to assist you with computer support. For help with College computing resources, please consult the CECS help page. For additional support, please contact either Doug Supp or Mike VanHorn.


The Dean's Office is happy to assist you with development activities. Please contact Mitch Heaton for more information.

Financial Support

The CECS financial office handles all financial transactions involving accounts housed in CECS and is ready to assist in handling financial activities and explain processes, policies, procedures, and laws regarding financial transactions.

Please contact Tom Bazzoli for more information.

Marketing Support

The Office of Marketing is tasked with representing and promoting the College of Engineering and Computer Science to people and entities not part of the College by presenting a consistent theme of excellence in supporting the College and University missions. Marketing should be involved whenever a significant portion of the audience is external to the college and a significant portion of the purpose of the communication is the broader representation of the college and/or its activities.

We are here to help you with:

  • Technical/Creative writing
  • Advertising
    • Flyers
    • Posters
    • Email marketing
  • Photography
  • Photo slide shows
  • Video production

Technical Communications

The Dean's Office provides support for technical communications. Please contact Brandy Foster for more information.

Research Support

The Research Support Office provides assistance in developing concepts, polishing writing of research proposals, and help with your post-award accounts. Further, special programs for recruiting and retaining MS and PhD students are often available. Our technical writers offer annual proposal writing workshops ideal for helping young faculty learn how to develop ideas into proposals.

Please contact Dr. Lang Hong for more information.

Proposal Support

The Dean's Office provides proposal support for CECS faculty members.

John Mackay, MBA, CECS' Business Development Officer, helps generate research dollars from the research conducted and faculty expertise at CECS. Specifically, John helps CECS faculty understand the market potential for their respective technologies; find funding opportunities; communicate with funding agencies; develop proposal teams and teaming arrangements; and manage and write competitive proposals to multiple state and federal agencies. John is a former award-winning journalist and MBA graduate with 24 years of experience providing proposal management, communications and business development expertise.

Please contact John MacKay for more information.


Room Reservations

The Dean's Office is happy to assist you with room reservations for the Russ Engineering Center and the Joshi Research Center.

All conference rooms and classrooms in the Russ Center and Joshi Research Center can be reserved for events (not classes).

Please contact Justin Rissmiller to make reservations.